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A Caravan Of Camels
Fourth graders discuss the role the Silk Road had in trade and commerce practices in China during different Chinese dynasties. The lesson evaluation consists of individual student writing assignments.
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Children's Literature Across the Curriculum Ideas-Sahara, Vanishing Cultures
Students read Sahara, Vanishing Cultures by Jan Reynolds. They complete a variety of cross-curricular activities surrounding the study nomadic cultures. Included are reading, art, math, science, writing, social studies, and library...
K - 6th Social Studies & History
Great Cities of the Middle East
Students explore the cities of Cairo, Istanbul, Jerusalem, Mecca and Tehran. In this Middle East lesson plan, students complete a map, research one of the five the cities and prepare a presentation that includes details about the city. ...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History
The Ancient Civilization of Mali
Students explore the ancient civilization of Mali and examine various historical and cultural aspects of the civilization. In this ancient civilization of Mali lesson, students examine trade with respect to geographic locations, discover...
Pre-K - 6th Social Studies & History
On the Road with Marco Polo: From Hormuz to Kashgar
Young scholars examine the route that Marco Polo and his father traveled to reach China. They examine online maps of the Silk Road and harsh terrain of Afghanistan to determine challenges that may have been encountered during travel.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History
Trade Along the Silk Roads: A Silk Road Encounters Resource
Students review information on the Silk Road from previous lessons. Using maps, they create an illustrated altas of the Silk Road and the goods traded on it. They write an essay on the Silk Road's importance and how both good and culture...
K - 5th Social Studies & History